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A numbers game
A numbers game
Men's style | May 8, 2017

A numbers game

Hitting all the right notes. The latest must-haves available at The Galleria

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana first met in the ’80s. The two can still remember the song that was playing at that very moment when they first met — Africa, by Toto. So significant was this moment, that it inspired their SS17 collection. The collection is an ode to music, all flair and nostalgic yet distinctly of the moment. The line merges Sicilian tailoring with flamboyant fashion statements, melodiously.

1. Organic to the core

Carbon, the latest in the Prada Luna Rossa line, is grounded in the earth and nature: elegant in tone and rich in minerality. Prada 100ml EDP, Dhs405, Sephora, Level 2

2. Keep on smiling

Executive creative director Stuart Vevers balances the Coach heritage with an urban sensibility in the Coach 1941 collection. Coach Gotham tote, Dhs2,752,  Level 2

3. Work hard, play harder 

Tumi’s updated Tahoe collection for SS17 blends minimalism and leisure with products suitable for work and play. Never blend in with the crowd with this virbant orange number. Tumi Sierra carry-on from Dhs3,350, Level 2

4. Colour is the new black

Hublot surrenders to colour mania, transforming the Spirit of Big Bang All Black models into striking timepieces in red, orange, yellow and green. Hublot Spirit of Big Bang All Black, POA, Al Manara International Jewellery, Level 1

5. Let’s Play

Montblanc pays homage to the influence Miles Davis has had on modern culture with a writing instrument dedicated to the jazz legend, as part of the Great Characters series. Montblanc Miles Davis pen, Dhs11,000, Level 1


The new Oliver Peoples pour Berluti eyewear collection represents a spiritual union. The collaboration draws on both houses’ shared sense of heritage and authenticity to deliver three masculine designs. Named after Parisian and London streets home to Berluti boutiques, the designs come in five distinct colours. Berluti, Level 1

7. On-field Tagging

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer and Manchester United Football Club have sealed their partnership with the launch of two watches. The chronographs bear the Man U colours. The skeleton-dial TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01 Chrono in-house Calibre Manchester United has a red alligator strap and the Formula 1 Manchester United Chrono Quartz is a stylish choice. TAG Heuer, Level 1 

8. Mix & match

Smooth and woven leather meets supple suede trims in a Diesel sneaker that can be dressed up as easily as it can be dressed down for the summer ahead - with a fun but reserved colour palette. Diesel S-SPAARK high-top trainer, Dhs799, Level 2

9. museum to the street

Louis Vuitton’s latest design collaboration is with American artist Jeff Koons, whose reproductions of works by the Old Masters are transposed onto a range of bags and accessories. Louis Vuitton Laptop cover bag, Dhs8,350, Level 1 

10. Liberté, égalité, fraternité! 

Lacoste’s Spring/Summer '17 collection takes its reference from traditional French elegance, welcomes contemporary minimalism in playful yet structured looks for the casual days of summer. Lacoste Bermuda shorts, Dhs410, Level 2

Bringing the past into the present

Christian Louboutin celebrates the convergence of traditional, centuries-old Italian leather manufacturing and innovative design. The show-stopping Crapamale model marries the house’s specialist hand-sewn welting with its irreverent approach to colour and materials. While the Derby Hubertus features a characteristic exposed ankle silhouette and open lacing system, crafted using handwork expertise in the maison’s Neapolitan base. Other models include the sleek Top Daviol, the Platterissimo, where hand-applied natural patines result in the perfect shade with a unique depth of colour and shine, and the Charlie Me full brogue, which represents a seamless union of traditional shoemaking with contemporary living. This collection also features the carefully considered juxtaposition of the traditional and modern, a cornerstone for the brand. 

Christian Louboutin, Level 1  

Shop The Look at The Galleria

Lacoste Bermuda shorts Dhs410 Enquire
Hublot Spirit of Big Bang POA Enquire
Coach Gotham tote dhs2,752 Enquire
Carbon Prada Luna Rossa 100ml EDP, dhs405 Enquire
Diesel  S-SPAARK high-top trainer dhs799 Enquire